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country We use this to store your ISO country code, this is inferred from your IP address using This allows us to localise the telephone number and currency. 1 Month
__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz These cookies are used by Google Analytics which we use to analyse site usage. It compiles data such as the number of visitors, length of visit time, average number of pages viewed, demographics, browser usage etc. The information is collected in an anonymous format. 2 years, 30 minutes, when you close your browser and 6 months respectively
The __qca cookie may use your "computer's IP address, pixel code, referring HTTP location, current HTTP location, search string, time of the access, browser's time, any searches made on our blog, and other statistics" in order to "analyze Log Data from different websites and combine it with other non Personally Identifiable Information to produce the Reports that are made available on the Site, to enable web publishers and advertisers to deliver audience segments that are appropriate for their products or services." 18 months